Barrie police cruisers.

Assault suspect caught

A man wanted for assault causing bodily harm and assault with a weapon was arrested in Barrie Thursday morning.

Still smouldering ruins of a home on Gilford Road in Innisfil on Thursday, April 24, 2014. The fire was called in to Innisfil Fire & Rescue at 10:30 p.m. on April 23. The home, which was not occupied at the time of the blaze, was under renovation. MIRIAM KING/BRADFORD TIMES/SUNMEDIA

'I was amazed how fast it spread'

INNISFIL – An unoccupied home undergoing renovations was destroyed by fire, and several nearby homes were damaged, by a blaze in Gilford, Wednesday night.